Michael Pykhtin is a Senior Economist in the Quantitative Risk Management Section at the Federal Reserve Board. He is responsible for carrying out policy analysis and independent research related to financial markets, risk management and regulation of financial institutions. Prior to joining the FRB in 2009, Michael had had a successful nine-year career as a quantitative researcher at Bank of America and KeyCorp.
Michael has edited "Counterparty Credit Risk Modelling", published by Risk Books in 2005. He is also a contributing author to several recent edited collections. Michael has extensively published in the leading industry journals. Michael holds a Ph.D. degree in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania.